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Mark.J's Review for Sky Broadband

 Sky Broadband (Broadband Fixed Line)
Posted: 29th Nov, 2018    By: Mark.J
Title: Good but not ultrafast
I've been on Sky Fibre Unlimited now for a few years and was initially using the Sky Q Hub, which has improved since a few performance problems marred its early release. Luckily a few internet tricks meant I've long since been able to adopt a more modern third-party router from TP-Link (Archer VR200) that supports the Sky MER authentication system and that's been a good upgrade.

So far our house has been able to deliver a fairly steady download speed of 36-38Mbps (the advantage of having a street cabinet near your house!), but Sky are about to give me a free upgrade that will double this. Hopefully G.fast or FTTP will be launched soon and then I may adopt that instead.

Generally speaking the service, and support when we've needed it, have been reasonably good. Mind you we do have a the odd gripe. For example, the Sky Q Hub that the service offers by default only has two Ethernet ports on the back, which is no good for our home setup.

Time With Provider: 5 Years
Package Name: Sky Fibre Unlimited
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